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Tracheal duplication is a very rare infant congenital airway anomaly. We report a bronchogenic cyst communicating with a tracheal duplication. This is the first reported case of pathologically confirmed duplication of trachea communicating with a bronchogenic cyst.
Intussusception in children may recur after surgical correction. Ileopexy has popularly been used as a procedure to prevent recurrent intussusception, but its effect has not been well evaluated. The present study compared the incidence of recurrent intussusception after several different surgical procedures for intussusception in children. The charts of 278… (More)
The presacral cystic teratoma in an infant is reported. The cyst consisted solely of central nervous system tissue. This pathologic finding is extremely rare. A review of the literature reveals no previous report of a teratoma arising in this manner.
The factors that affect survival in patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma vary. Several prospective and retrospective studies have provided conflicting conclusions regarding the benefit of combining aggressive chemotherapy with complete surgical resection. We analyzed our experience to evaluate the effect of complete surgical resection of the primary tumor on… (More)
A patient presented with a huge, pedunculated abdominal cystic lymphangioma arising from the quadrate lobe of the liver near the round ligament. Microscopically, dilated hepatic ducts with scant liver tissue could be recognized in the main cyst. A review of the literature reveals no previous report of a lymphangioma arising in this manner or from this area.
Congenital splenic cyst is a rare entity. A potential complication of this anomaly is infection. We report on an 18-month-old boy who had Salmonella enterocolitis and 2 weeks later was found to have an infected splenic cyst. At surgery, a duodenal duplication cyst and malrotation of the gut were incidentally found. Infected splenic cysts usually occur in… (More)
We reviewed our experience over 10 years with pyeloplasty for ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Preoperative and postoperative isotope renal scans were performed to assess the surgical outcome, with particular emphasis on the postoperative change in renal function (RF). We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 137 consecutive children with… (More)
The authors report on a newborn baby with congenital hydrocele in whom pneumoscrotum developed. Air and meconium were found over the hernia sac, owing to ileal atresia with perforation. Gas in the scrotum usually is inside herniated bowel, but it can be the first sign of pneumoperitoneum.
A congenital membrane without intestinal malrotation is a rare cause of duodenal obstruction. Here we present an 11-year-old girl who had suffered from intermittent abdominal cramping pain and vomiting for more than 5 years. The image studies, including a plain abdomen roentgenogram and sonogram, showed no definite diagnosis. The upper gastrointestinal… (More)